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Gardaí will introduce more checkpoints across the North West from today as part of the Level 5 restrictions. Training in the Garda College in Templemore will also stop so recruits can be released to help with frontline duties. The extension of Operation Fanacht will see Gardai continue their policy of…

Gardaí are out in force across the north west this June bank holiday weekend. The force will be targeting speeding motorists. There has been a doubling of pedestrian deaths this year with 18 people losing their lives so far in 2020, compared to 9 in 2019. While The Road Safety…

Gardaí in the north west region are carrying out a number of checkpoints under the ‘Bank Holiday Lifesaver Road Safety Campaign.’ A driver tested positive for cannabis in the North Sligo area late last night and was subsequently arrested and detained at Ballymote Garda Station. Gardaí reiterate that it is…

Gardai are warning that checkpoints will be in operation throughout the region this Monday morning. They will be testing for alcohol and drugs following the Bank Holiday weekend. Gardai will also be on the looking for speeding motorists; on the N4 last week, they detected a driver travelling at 140km…

If you were drinking last night make sure it’s out of your system before you drive. That’s the advice from the Gardaí who are warning people to make sure they’re fit to drive before taking to the roads. Extra Garda checkpoints will be mounted across the country over the next…